What on Earth? Series 3
Eyes in the sky. Watching us from space. Hundreds of satellites showing us the world like we’ve never seen it before. Capturing images which are breathtaking but bizarre. Objects and phenomena which defy explanation. Baffling phenomena seen from space, what on Earth are they?
Part 1: Gateway to Eden
A buried monument sheds light on a Bible mystery; an ominous shadow engulfs the Pacific Ocean; and a lake that’s shaped like a perfect circle hosts otherworldly life.
Part 2: Dagger of Tutankhamun
A dagger sealed in King Tut’s tomb that seems to have extraterrestrial origins; a massive swastika found in the desert near Roswell, N.M.; and satellites that search for a most-wanted man.
Part 3: Raiders of the Holy Lance
The takeover of one of Syria’s most ancient archaeology sites; tanks that appear to be facing off in Antarctica next to an unworldly object; and a water reservoir in L.A. that suddenly turns black.
Part 4: The Swastika Conspiracy
A giant swastika in a German forest; a strange pattern etched into the desert near the famous Nazca lines; and mysterious markings in an isolated corner of Antarctica.
Part 5: Inside El Chapos Escape
Satellite images reveal how El Chapo escaped from a high-security prison in Mexico; mysterious patterns in the Australian outback and the Kalahari Desert spark a major scientific investigation; and a giant black stain appears in a war-torn area of Iraq.
Part 6: Ghost of Zorro
A giant letter Z is carved into a Mexican hillside, evoking the mark of a legendary outlaw; a strange sighting in Germany points to secrets from the Cold War; and massive, blood-red marks in China prompt fears of a violent government crackdown.
Part 7: Curse of the Sea Monster
A strange mass breaches surface of an ocean near Antarctica, sparking rumors of a sea monster; an area of the U.S.-Mexico border becomes an international mystery; and ancient rock carvings in a remote mountain range depict weird, unearthly beings.
Part 8: Strange Symbols in the Desert
An amateur archaeologist stumbles open strange symbols scratched into the Kazakhstan Desert; CIA surveillance photographs show what looks like a giant Star of David on the island of Cuba; and a lake in the Brazilian rain forest that turned bright pink.
Part 9: Bloody Secret of the Lost City
A vast structure buried in the sands near the legendary city of Petra points to a bloody past; when terrorists kidnap more that 200 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria, rescuers use satellites to track them down.
Part 10: Lost Empire of the Amazon
New evidence could lead to the discovery of an unknown ancient civilization in the Amazon rainforest. An island disappears, and investigators are mystified. An unidentified submarine is spotted in a North Korean shipyard.
Part 11: Siberian Hell Pit
A massive chasm appears in a remote part of the Siberian forest, and locals call it to a gate to the underworld. Images of a nuclear missile launch silo in Montana are being manipulated. A bright green spiral appears in the Persian Gulf.
Part 12: Grand Canyon of the Arctic
New evidence reveals a massive Arctic canyon buried beneath the ice; a mysterious island suddenly appears off the coast of the highly sensitive border between Iran and Pakistan; a plane is spotted on Google Earth at the bottom of a lake in Minnesota.
Part 13: Hunt for El Dorado
Strange images from the jungles of Colombia could lead researchers to the legendary city of El Dorado; a bright green swirling spiral appears in the seas of the Persian Gulf; and a massive complex suddenly appears in the secretive state of Myanmar.
Part 14: Forbidden Cities of the Maya
A young boy makes international headlines when he uses satellite images to discover lost cities of the Maya; satellite images might point to a modern-day genocide; and trees in China seem to be spelling out a sinister message.
Part 15: The Curse of Merlin
The myth of Merlin is associated with an arrangement of stones in northern France, and satellite images might finally solve this ancient riddle; investigators uncover something mysterious buried beneath the Gulf of Mexico; and an island suddenly appears.